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Leominster Champion
Beacon Hill agrees to look at time zone change | August 26, 2016version of the jobs bill and survived a House-Senate conference committee befor
Beacon Hill agrees to look at time zone change | August 26, 2016
Leominster Champion / Posted 5 days ago
version of the jobs bill and survived a House-Senate conference committee before securing the governor’s approval. Sen. Karen Spilka chairs the Senate committee. The commission would be tasked with studying the “practical, economic, fiscal and... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Mass. Legislature agrees to look at time zone changeversion of the jobs bill and survived a House-Senate conference committee befor
Mass. Legislature agrees to look at time zone change
Lowell Sun / Posted 19 days ago
version of the jobs bill and survived a House-Senate conference committee before securing the governor's approval. Sen. Karen Spilka chairs the Senate committee. The commission would be tasked with studying the "practical, economic, fiscal and... Read more
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Boston Globe
Under new law, Uber and Lyft must be accessible to allto run errands, and just to socialize and remain independent — should not be di
Under new law, Uber and Lyft must be accessible to all
Boston Globe / Posted 19 days ago
to run errands, and just to socialize and remain independent — should not be discriminated against,” said state Senator Karen Spilka, who helped draft the law. “I think this will really help people, especially in areas that are under-served by... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Vocational ed advocates applaud economic development billjoin him: Lt. Governor Karyn Polito, Secretary of Housing and Economic Developm
Vocational ed advocates applaud economic development bill
Lowell Sun / Posted 20 days ago
join him: Lt. Governor Karyn Polito, Secretary of Housing and Economic Development Jay Ash, Senate Ways and Means Chair Karen Spilka, Committee on Economic Development and Emerging Technologies Chair Rep. Joseph Wagner, Gardner Mayor Mark Hawke,... Read more
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Daily Mail
New law BANS employers from asking how much you get paid in interviews'An important step forward on pay equity in Massachusetts. Women deserve equal
New law BANS employers from asking how much you get paid in interviews
Daily Mail / Posted 27 days ago
'An important step forward on pay equity in Massachusetts. Women deserve equal pay across our nation.' Democratic Senator Karen Spilka said by approving the new law, Massachusetts proved it has come a long way since it became the first state to... Read more
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CBS Baltimore
MA Governor Baker Signs Law Requiring Equal Pay for Comparable Worka rare Saturday session last month sandwiched between the Republican and Democr
MA Governor Baker Signs Law Requiring Equal Pay for Comparable Work
CBS Baltimore / Posted 27 days ago
a rare Saturday session last month sandwiched between the Republican and Democratic national conventions. Democratic Sen. Karen Spilka of Ashland said Massachusetts has come a long way since it became the first state in the nation to approve a pay... Read more
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Boston Globe
A triumph long in coming in fair pay fightbills, including onedefining comparable work, into one comprehensive piece of l
A triumph long in coming in fair pay fight
Boston Globe / Posted 28 days ago
bills, including onedefining comparable work, into one comprehensive piece of legislation. It is that bill — which Senator Karen Spilka also co-sponsored — that finally made it through both chambers unanimously, with the help of Attorney General... Read more
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Boston Herald
Gov. Baker signs law requiring equal pay for comparable worka rare Saturday session last month sandwiched between the Republican and Democr
Gov. Baker signs law requiring equal pay for comparable work
Boston Herald / Posted 28 days ago
a rare Saturday session last month sandwiched between the Republican and Democratic national conventions. Democratic Sen. Karen Spilka of Ashland said Massachusetts has come a long way since it became the first state in the nation to approve a pay... Read more
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Boston Globe
Charlie Baker signs law requiring equal pay for comparable worka rare Saturday session last month sandwiched between the Republican and Democr
Charlie Baker signs law requiring equal pay for comparable work
Boston Globe / Posted 28 days ago
a rare Saturday session last month sandwiched between the Republican and Democratic national conventions. Democratic Sen. Karen Spilka of Ashland said Massachusetts has come a long way since it became the first state in the nation to approve a pay... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Gov. Baker signs law requiring equal pay for comparable worka rare Saturday session last month sandwiched between the Republican and Democr
Gov. Baker signs law requiring equal pay for comparable work
Lowell Sun / Posted 29 days ago
a rare Saturday session last month sandwiched between the Republican and Democratic national conventions. Democratic Sen. Karen Spilka of Ashland said Massachusetts has come a long way since it became the first state in the nation to approve a pay... Read more
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Boston Globe
Law would require Uber to pay a nickel for every ride to help the taxi industrywhile narrowing down the types of assistance that could be offered from the ide
Law would require Uber to pay a nickel for every ride to help the taxi industry
Boston Globe / Posted 29 days ago
while narrowing down the types of assistance that could be offered from the ideas in the House proposal. State Sen. Karen Spilka, who worked to negotiate the bill’s final form, said lawmakers were pointed in their effort to create distinct... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
Legislature reaches deal on Logan, BCEC ride-hailing servicesother states in the nation dealing with this. And I think it's very fair and ba
Legislature reaches deal on Logan, BCEC ride-hailing services
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 29 days ago
other states in the nation dealing with this. And I think it's very fair and balanced," Senate Ways and Means Chairwoman Karen Spilka said. The compromise also would set up a new division within the Department of Public Utilities to regulate the... Read more
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Boston Herald
Legislature reaches deal on Logan, BCEC ride-hailing servicesother states in the nation dealing with this. And I think it’s very fair and ba
Legislature reaches deal on Logan, BCEC ride-hailing services
Boston Herald / Posted 29 days ago
other states in the nation dealing with this. And I think it’s very fair and balanced,” Senate Ways and Means Chairwoman Karen Spilka said. The compromise also would set up a new division within the Department of Public Utilities to regulate the... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Talks continue on major bills as legislative deadline loomsshould have to choose between a paycheck and their own health or the well-being
Talks continue on major bills as legislative deadline looms
Lowell Sun / Posted a month ago
should have to choose between a paycheck and their own health or the well-being of their families," said Democratic Sen. Karen Spilka of Ashland. "Paid leave is a common sense benefit that workers in nearly every other country in the world... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Talks continue on major Mass. bills as deadline loomsshould have to choose between a paycheck and their own health or the well-being
Talks continue on major Mass. bills as deadline looms
Lowell Sun / Posted a month ago
should have to choose between a paycheck and their own health or the well-being of their families," said Democratic Sen. Karen Spilka of Ashland. "Paid leave is a common-sense benefit that workers in nearly every other country in the world... Read more
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